Bringing down the walls?

"Closed, clunky to use, costly" - this is the man in this video talking about Learning Management Systems (LMS) and in particular telling us about Pearson's new free learning platform, Open Class.

Open Class is a bid to replace the administrative solution (or VLE) to education with a flexible, future-proof and open approach to supporting learning with technology. And did I say it's free, by the way? It's free. No licensing, no hardware, no hosting costs.

In truth, it's hard to say quite what's going on here - but as Google are involved as well, there's a good chance that this is going somewhere, so watch this space...

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